Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 29 May 2017 03:38:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 Duct Tape Bike Trailer Safety Flag http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Bike-Trailer-Safety-Flag/
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Tue, 23 May 2017 12:32:45 PDT
REcycle - How to Build a Two Wheel Cargo-bike http://www.instructables.com/id/REcycle-How-to-Build-a-Two-Wheel-Cargo-bike/
REcycle - How to Build a Two Wheel Cargo-bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/66K2/J2834LBJ/F3066K2J2834LBJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/66K2/J2834LBJ/F3066K2J2834LBJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/66K2/J2834LBJ/F3066K2J2834LBJ.SMALL.jpg GiulioC14 This is the story of an old MTB frame, a newborn daughter, a big love for cycling and how all that eventually led to the creation of a Cargo Bike. It was 2011.Some years later (and many other Cargo builds) our project of recycling old MTB frames eventually turned into a bigger one. But that is anoth...
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Thu, 4 May 2017 08:41:37 PDT
Big Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Wheel/
Big Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/RAUR/J282ZCZD/FVURAURJ282ZCZD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/RAUR/J282ZCZD/FVURAURJ282ZCZD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/RAUR/J282ZCZD/FVURAURJ282ZCZD.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus When you're a kid, there are few things more fun that exploring on your big wheel. As an adult, I'm much too large to fit into any kind of kid's toy, so I built my own. I made this big wheel to participate in San Francisco's annual Bring Your Own Big Wheel race, which is a downhill event held on the...
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Wed, 3 May 2017 09:18:11 PDT
Cargo Bike Attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/Cargo-Bike-Attachment/
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 20:25:05 PDT
Bike Speedometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Speedometer-1/
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:48:59 PDT
Breathing Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Breathing-Bike-Light/
Breathing Bike Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/IYM1/J1WW1KXT/FZEIYM1J1WW1KXT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/IYM1/J1WW1KXT/FZEIYM1J1WW1KXT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/IYM1/J1WW1KXT/FZEIYM1J1WW1KXT.SMALL.jpg eicaza Alert others of your presence, and comfort them with your bike lights.Rather than using a stressful red light, with a robotic and off-putting tempo, this blue light reminds other cyclists of our shared humanity. It reminds fellow cyclists to treat each other well and be aware of pedestrians.I live i...
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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:07:47 PDT
New EVA protection for helmet of cyclists http://www.instructables.com/id/New-EVA-Protection-for-Helmet-of-Cyclists/
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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 17:24:51 PDT
LIGNUM BIKE DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/LIGNUM-BIKE-DIY/
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Mon, 17 Apr 2017 14:17:16 PDT
How to Assemble a Mountain Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Assemble-a-Mountain-Bike/
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Tue, 4 Apr 2017 06:46:08 PDT
Grocery Getter Bicycle Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Grocery-Getter-Bicycle-Trailer/
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Sun, 2 Apr 2017 05:16:05 PDT
No Weld Single Wheel Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Weld-Single-Wheel-Bike-Trailer/
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Sat, 1 Apr 2017 20:42:18 PDT
DIY Cargo Bike (Front Rack) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cargo-Bike-Front-Rack/
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:04:28 PDT
Bike Hand Windshields http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Hand-Windshields/
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:34:07 PDT
DIY Bicycle LED Bulb for Reversible Conversion of Old Bicycle Head Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Bicycle-LED-Bulb-for-Reversible-Conversion-of-Ol/
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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 18:28:07 PDT
How to Make a Ski Bike for Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Ski-Bike-for-Cheap/
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Tue, 7 Mar 2017 06:23:44 PST
DIY Gps Bike Mount for Free! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Gps-Bike-Mount-for-Free/
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Fri, 3 Mar 2017 05:26:30 PST
Bike Repair Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Repair-Stand/
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Thu, 2 Mar 2017 15:17:51 PST
The proper way to patch a puncture on the base of the tube's valve http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Proper-Way-to-Patch-a-Puncture-on-the-Base-of-/
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Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:44:52 PST
Computer bag bike pannier (limited suppies) http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Bag-Bike-Pannier-limited-Suppies/
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:23:19 PST
Bike Wall Mount out of Pipes http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Wall-Mount-Out-of-Pipes/
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:23:35 PST
Denim Bicycle Frame Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Denim-Bicycle-Frame-Bag/
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:36:34 PST
DIY Bikepacking Handlebar Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bikepacking-Handlebar-Bag/
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 13:50:34 PST
Heavy Duty Bicycle Basket From Broomsticks and Rope! http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Duty-Bicycle-Basket-From-Broomsticks-and-Rop/
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:43:34 PST
3T Exploro Build Up http://www.instructables.com/id/3T-Exploro-Build-Up/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:27:54 PST
Real Tightz Wheel Lightz http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Tightz-Wheel-Lightz/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:36:32 PST
3D Print Your Own Bike Flag Illumination http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Your-Own-Bike-Flag-Illumination/
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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:01:14 PST
moped taillight from cheap bike lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Moped-Taillight-From-Cheap-Bike-Lights/
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 16:49:40 PST
DIY Custom Kid's Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Kids-Bike/
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 09:42:21 PST
Simple Slap Bracelet / Cycling Trouser Strap http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Slap-Bracelet-Cycling-Trouser-Strap/
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Sat, 24 Dec 2016 20:30:54 PST
Cheap Bike Wheel Truing Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Bike-Wheel-Truing-Stand/
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Thu, 15 Dec 2016 17:29:42 PST
Bike Helmet Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Helmet-Lights-1/
Bike Helmet Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/FW0D/IWMQT596/FSIFW0DIWMQT596.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/FW0D/IWMQT596/FSIFW0DIWMQT596.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/FW0D/IWMQT596/FSIFW0DIWMQT596.SMALL.jpg cesar harada I am staying in San Francisco and when I lock my bike in the busy street, leaving my lights on my bicycle is not an option. As I need to jump on and off my bike often, going into shops, to work, seeing friends etc, I thought it would be oh-so-convenient and oh-so-much-safer to have my lights on the ...
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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 20:41:13 PST
Inexpensive Front and Rear Bicycle Bright Led Lights With Three Operating Modes-solid white, solid red or flashing red http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Front-and-Rear-Bicycle-Bright-Led-Ligh/
Inexpensive Front and Rear Bicycle Bright Led Lights With Three Operating Modes-solid white, solid red or flashing red - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/Q1IF/IWI0RV9M/F9CQ1IFIWI0RV9M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/Q1IF/IWI0RV9M/F9CQ1IFIWI0RV9M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/Q1IF/IWI0RV9M/F9CQ1IFIWI0RV9M.SMALL.jpg ajwingnut These lights I put on my bike to improve the chances of being seen by a passing motorist. I am not sure if they meet any federal or state requirements for bike lighting. So before you try these check out your local regulations. Parts for bicycle front and rear lights2 ea. Emergency 39 LED Triangl...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 04:43:38 PST
Usability Testing: How to Change a Flat http://www.instructables.com/id/Usability-Testing-How-to-Change-a-Flat/
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 20:12:21 PST
No-Weld Rear Bike Rack and Pannier System Example http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Weld-Rear-Bike-Rack-and-Pannier-System-Example/
No-Weld Rear Bike Rack and Pannier System Example - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/CNAO/IVO3ZZZH/FPJCNAOIVO3ZZZH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/CNAO/IVO3ZZZH/FPJCNAOIVO3ZZZH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/CNAO/IVO3ZZZH/FPJCNAOIVO3ZZZH.SMALL.jpg skiddle Hello World!I would like to share with you some images and information of a rear bike rack and pannier system that an acquaintance had built. I had the opportunity to have a very long and in-depth conversion with the maker and was given the Ok to make a quick instructable. My apologies in advance fo...
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 18:39:50 PST
Bicicleta clásica, pasar faros de dinamo a LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Faro-De-Bici-Orbea-Clásica-a-LEDs/
Bicicleta clásica, pasar faros de dinamo a LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/V142/IVMQ108G/F2KV142IVMQ108G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/V142/IVMQ108G/F2KV142IVMQ108G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/V142/IVMQ108G/F2KV142IVMQ108G.SMALL.jpg GO chispa GO Nuestro faro "Miller" tras mas de medio siglo en servicio, se va a modernizar!!! Por muy poco dinero dispondremos de una antigua joya con la última tecnología en iluminación.La idea es conservar íntegra la apariencia externa de su época, pero internamente tendrá una batería recargable 18650 para ali...
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 14:58:41 PST
DIY Electric Trike From Electric Wheelchair Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Trike-From-Electric-Wheelchair-Motor/
DIY Electric Trike From Electric Wheelchair Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/E8RM/IVHQJMLA/FTOE8RMIVHQJMLA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/E8RM/IVHQJMLA/FTOE8RMIVHQJMLA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/E8RM/IVHQJMLA/FTOE8RMIVHQJMLA.SMALL.jpg ThriftStore Hacker Hello all.I got a new trike a week ago and decided to motorize it with a 500w 24v electric wheelchair motor i had in the shed. Top speed is about 15mph and range is about 20 miles on a charge. Parts and tools. A trike! I got mine at the local wally world for around 250 USD.Electric wheelchair mo...
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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:21:44 PST
Mountain Bike LED Light Bar w/ Makita Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Mountain-Bike-LED-Light-Bar-W-Makita-Battery/
Mountain Bike LED Light Bar w/ Makita Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/W450/IVA4YPYB/FVZW450IVA4YPYB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/W450/IVA4YPYB/FVZW450IVA4YPYB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/W450/IVA4YPYB/FVZW450IVA4YPYB.SMALL.jpg S15-Mods With summer soon approaching in Australia, the appeal to ride in the cool of the night is evident. Although the cost of a decent bike light is a minimum of $200-300. This guide will show you how to develop a mountain bike light utilising a small LED light bar (usually used for 4WD's) and a cordless ...
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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 21:36:18 PST
Mini fablab meets IKEA - legs for the SLADDA trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Fablab-Meets-IKEA-Legs-for-the-SLADDA-Trailer/
Mini fablab meets IKEA - legs for the SLADDA trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/ZMSC/IVA4NBTJ/FU3ZMSCIVA4NBTJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/ZMSC/IVA4NBTJ/FU3ZMSCIVA4NBTJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/ZMSC/IVA4NBTJ/FU3ZMSCIVA4NBTJ.SMALL.jpg makerbart New at IKEA is their bike trailer SLADDA. Minifablab has used it as a basis for a mobile fablab/makerspace, that can go to schools, libraries, events or wherever a pop-op fablab is needed. The FABSLADDA. Four wheels are fine on the road, but you need four legs anywhere else. The SLADDA legs If ...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 09:12:38 PST
Bicycle tail light (or headlight) for under $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Tail-Light-or-Headlight-for-Under-5/
Bicycle tail light (or headlight) for under $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/7I0L/IV0BD0DS/FTG7I0LIV0BD0DS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/7I0L/IV0BD0DS/FTG7I0LIV0BD0DS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/7I0L/IV0BD0DS/FTG7I0LIV0BD0DS.SMALL.jpg reptilehead Lately I've been getting back into riding bicycles with my family. The problem is I ride a lot at night after work and we need lights. After looking at how much a "typical" set of lights cost ($20 USD for a tail light alone), I knew I can do better and cheaper than a single LED that can barely be...
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 10:40:59 PDT
DIY Bike Rack for $20 / Bike Storage Stand & Cabinet for Garage http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Rack-for-20-Bike-Storage-Stand-Cabinet-fo/
DIY Bike Rack for $20 / Bike Storage Stand & Cabinet for Garage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/F05Q/IUYD6OK3/FX1F05QIUYD6OK3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/F05Q/IUYD6OK3/FX1F05QIUYD6OK3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/F05Q/IUYD6OK3/FX1F05QIUYD6OK3.SMALL.jpg craftedworkshop Looking for a cheap and easy DIY bike rack? This rack requires nothing more than a drill and a few 2x4s, some bike hooks, and a handful of screws. For measurements and more, check the video! Clean up your space and measure your wall You'll need roughly 12" of space per bike, plus 12" on either si...
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 07:40:56 PDT
Single-wheel Bike Trailer From an Old BMX and Wheelbarrow http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-wheel-Bike-Trailer-From-an-Old-BMX-and-Whee/
Single-wheel Bike Trailer From an Old BMX and Wheelbarrow - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/USJL/IUYD69UY/FY5USJLIUYD69UY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/USJL/IUYD69UY/FY5USJLIUYD69UY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/USJL/IUYD69UY/FY5USJLIUYD69UY.SMALL.jpg whatisthisidontunderst We have a new bike path opening up in town that will allow me to bike to the grocery store without having to navigate traffic on a busy high-speed road. Yay! I do not have a bike trailer. Boo! But as it just so happens, somebody abandoned a cheap Huffy BMX bike in the neighborhood this summer and wh...
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 04:58:05 PDT
DIY Bicycle Pegs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-Pegs/
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 14:20:10 PDT
DIY PVC Pipe Bicycle Trailer (Single Wheel) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PVC-Pipe-Bicycle-Trailer-Single-Wheel/
DIY PVC Pipe Bicycle Trailer (Single Wheel) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/9O3Y/IUD5346G/F759O3YIUD5346G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/9O3Y/IUD5346G/F759O3YIUD5346G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/9O3Y/IUD5346G/F759O3YIUD5346G.SMALL.jpg Sleepy_Soldier Sorry guys! In hindsight, I wish I had taken the measurements on this trailer as I was building. This is my first attempt at making a bicycle trailer. I saw a lot of different "single wheel" trailers and wanted to build something strictly out of PVC pipe and plastic.I had the plans in my mind so thi...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 19:50:30 PDT
Easy and Cheap Bike Phone Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-Cheap-Bike-Phone-Mount/
Easy and Cheap Bike Phone Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/EEWH/IU9V7E6G/FOKEEWHIU9V7E6G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/EEWH/IU9V7E6G/FOKEEWHIU9V7E6G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/EEWH/IU9V7E6G/FOKEEWHIU9V7E6G.SMALL.jpg enstein sorry for the detail not clera but i thik that this project will be good :) you need a bell of bike - remove the cver of bell-fix it in the wood with a strong screw what u need in this step is -piece of wood with lenth 18 cm-4 piece of miror attachedgather the four miror attached two and...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 15:14:21 PDT
Install Tight Bike Grips With Safety Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Tight-Bike-Grips-With-Safety-Wire/
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Sat, 15 Oct 2016 20:39:09 PDT
Bicycle hauling cart from old child trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Hauling-Cart-From-Old-Child-Trailer/
Bicycle hauling cart from old child trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/A0CR/IU86QBJ2/FOAA0CRIU86QBJ2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/A0CR/IU86QBJ2/FOAA0CRIU86QBJ2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/A0CR/IU86QBJ2/FOAA0CRIU86QBJ2.SMALL.jpg masoon I find these baby trailers being pitched all the time. They are usually in good working order other than the fabric cover being torn, faded etc. I decided to make this one into a trailer. This is a pretty simple tutorial, strip off the old add the new. You could use wood decking for a cool look. I u...
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 05:41:48 PDT
15 watt LED Helmet Light with Wide Angle Rear Light http://www.instructables.com/id/15-Watt-LED-Helmet-Light-With-Wide-Angle-Rear-Ligh/
15 watt LED Helmet Light with Wide Angle Rear Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/2NQP/ITW43OJZ/FCM2NQPITW43OJZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/2NQP/ITW43OJZ/FCM2NQPITW43OJZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/2NQP/ITW43OJZ/FCM2NQPITW43OJZ.SMALL.jpg hanlin_y This helmet light produces a maximum of 1300 lumens for its headlight and a maximum of 400 lumens for its rear light. It has different modes for different conditions such as day time and night time. It can last between seven and eight hours for daytime visibility, and between one and two hours at fu...
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Sun, 9 Oct 2016 18:12:08 PDT
MTB Muk Guard http://www.instructables.com/id/MTB-Muk-Guard/
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Fri, 7 Oct 2016 21:26:46 PDT
LED Replacement in Bicycle Headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/LEDReplacementInBicycleHeadlight/
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Mon, 3 Oct 2016 14:29:29 PDT
Kids Cargo Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Cargo-Bike-Trailer/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 20:32:04 PDT